Category Archives: Inspiration

Light the World – Blessings from Giving and Receiving

Are you ready to Light the World? On December 1st, will be kicking off the Christmas season with a worldwide day of service. My friend Wendy and I got a jump start on serving with our families and I am so excited to share our experience with you! Why participate? Because you have so much to give! This year I discovered that even in difficult times, I have something to offer.  Every year I prayerfully choose a few words to live by. For 2016 I was strongly impressed to "give Read more [...]

Take the Temple Challenge – Family Forward Friday

It's the second week of Family Forward Friday and your stories are incredible. Here's a quick glimpse at the posts that were linked up last week. Thanks for sharing! If you are looking for a indepth look at Roots Tech, you need to check out Becky's blog post! Her photo story of her experiences is already making me excited for next year. My friend Paula from the Housewives of Riverton gives us another sneak peek at Roots Tech including her takeaways from interviewing Olympian Noelle Pikus Read more [...]

I am Brave and Beautiful

I am Brave and Beautiful - a beauty movement that is sweeping the globe. Colbie Caillat started it with her recent song and video called TRY. My blogging friend Megan of Brassy Apple wanted to push this movement along and invited women from all over to share what they looked like without make up and I joined in!! Colbie's song says, "Take your make up off. Let your hair down... Look into the mirror at yourself, Do you like you? Cause I like you... " Megan and her friend Cobi of Peacefrom6pieces Read more [...]

BYU Women’s Conference Giveaway

I am so excited about today's giveaway for tickets to the BYU Women's Conference! If you have never been to the conference before, I will tell you all about it and hopefully you will understand why it is something that should be on your to-do list. You need this! If you have already been to the conference, you know exactly what I am talking about! The giveaway will be at the end if you are just too excited to read about it! BYU Women's Conference is a two-day event held in Provo, Utah where Read more [...]

Keep Moving Forward With Me in 2013

  Forgive me for jumping right to New Years Resolutions, but as I have been enjoying this Christmas season I have also been busily planning for next year's holiday season. I have big dreams and big goals that I am bursting to start. One thing I have learned is that I am more likely to achieve my goals when I share them with others. So here I go ... For 2013 my ultimate dream/wish/goal is a Miracle on 34th Street Christmas - complete with a key to a new home and the promise of a new baby Read more [...]


It's been one of those weeks ...misunderstandingshasty wordssick toddlers(let's just say projectile bodily fluids were a little too common at the beginning of the week)last minute work emergenciesjob changesmessy housepostal mishapslack of sleep... let's stop there, shall we?Each event by itself wasn't anything huge, but by the time they added up at the end of the week - I was drained. During the holiday season, I find myself wanting even more to be super mom so I was disappointed this week that Read more [...]

Tracking Wrap Up

Last week's goal was tracking. Things I tracked ....... Nights this 2.5 year old slept in her big girl bed Weight of my chubby little Mii .... Food I ate and exercise .... What I learned ....Little people like to keep track of their progress just as much as big people. My mini diva did not entirely love sleeping in her big girl bed, but she did love putting a Disney princess sticker on the calendar every morning. When she got to the end of the week and had enough Disney princesses, we Read more [...]